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Wang Zili vs Werner Hug
"The Immortal Hug-Z.Wang Game" (game of the day Mar-03-2022)
World Team Championship (1989), Lucerne SUI, rd 6, Nov-03
French Defense: Winawer. Retreat Variation Armenian Line (C18)  ·  1/2-1/2

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Dec-26-11
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  Domdaniel: At last! The Immortal <Hug-Z.Wang> Game.

Nice Winawer from Werner too.

Dec-26-11
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  Domdaniel: Thanks to Hug and other players from Switzerland, this 'retreat' variation (5.a3 Ba5 6.b4) was formerly known as the Swiss Variation. Latterly, Armenian players from Vaganian to Lputian took up the baton, and it's now known as the Armenian Variation.

I prefer to pay homage to both sources by calling it The Swarm.

Mar-03-22  Brenin: A dazzling game. I played through it twice to fully appreciate the tactical skill, the deep positional judgment and the ambition to win shown by both players. Thank you <CG>, this GOTD really made my D.
Mar-03-22
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  FSR: Lightning-quick pun turnaround: only 10+ years after submission, and 3+ years after the author's death. Those might both be records. We miss you, <Domdaniel>.
Mar-03-22
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  perfidious: <FSR..... We miss you, <Domdaniel>.>

Sure do.

<Dom> was one of the truly decent posters here.

Mar-03-22
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  WannaBe: I echo the words of <FSR> & <perfidious>.
Mar-03-22
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  OhioChessFan: Lovely that it's a French.
Mar-03-22
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  tamar: That pun is so Zili, it’s great!
Mar-03-22  ndg2: Whoa, finally a game pun using player's names that is Zili, but not silly.
Mar-03-22
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  Teyss: I echo the words of <WannaBe>.
Mar-03-22  GlennOliver: Pun of the year contender.
Mar-03-22  Vermit: It just so happened today that I was looking at this game which shows what could happen when White plays 7.Qd4 instead: Smyslov vs Botvinnik, 1954
Mar-03-22
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  OhioChessFan: 11. Nxc7+ is instructive. White patiently left his Knight alone until Black played the weakening a6. That's almost a law when a Bishop is attacking a Knight, but I think White did well to use the same idea with the opposite minor pieces involved. No idea what SF would say, but it seems to me to be a great idea nearly every time.
Mar-04-22
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  WannaBe: <OCF> Started computer game analysis, check back later/tomorrow.
Mar-05-22
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  WannaBe: <OCF> Computer Analysis completed!
Mar-05-22
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  OhioChessFan: Okay, it appears Black should have avoided a6, and at some point it would have been best for White to pull the trigger and play Bxc7.

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